From a trading town to a silicon city: the story of Bengaluru


Have you ever wondered how and why Bengaluru was established? What was it like?

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Did you know that the name ‘Bengaluru’ could have been derived from either a form of granite or the ‘Honge’ tree (Indian beech)?

According to Yashaswini, based on inscriptions found, Bengaluru was established as a trading town during 537 AD by Kempegowda.

Listen in to this interview in the series, to learn more about the history of Bengaluru and its various petes and people.

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